January

1       THE NAMING AND CIRCUMCISION OF JESUS: Solemnity of MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

2       THE EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD (from 6th)

2       Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of Nazianzus, Bishops, Teachers of the Faith, 379 & 389

2       Eliza Hassall, CMS Missionary in the Middle East, 1917

2       Seraphim, Monk of Sarov, Spiritual Guide, 1833

2       Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah, Bishop in South India, Evangelist, 1945

9       THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

10       William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1645

12       Aelred of Hexham, Abbot of Rievaulx, 1167

12       Benedict Biscop, Abbot of Wearmouth, Scholar, 689

12       Dedication of 1st Church, 1882

13       Hilary of Poitiers, Teacher of the Faith, 367

13       Kentigern [Mungo], Missionary Bishop in Strathclyde and Cumbria, 603

14       Sava, first Archbishop of the Serbian Church, 1235

16       EPIPHANY 2

17       Antony of Egypt, Hermit, Abbot, 356

17       Charles Gore, Bishop, Teacher, Founder of the Community of the Resurrection, 1932

18       CONFESSION OF PETER

19       Wulfstan, Bishop of Worchester, 1095

20       Richard Rolle of Hampole, Spiritual Writer, 1349

21       AGNES, CHILD-MARTYR OF ROME, 304

21       Mt Lamington Memorial Day (1951)

22       Vincent of Saragossa, Deacon, First Martyr of Spain, 304

23       EPIPHANY 3

24       Companions of Paul, including Timothy, Titus and Silas

24       Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva, Teacher of the Faith, 1622

25       CONVERSION OF PAUL

26       Australia Day

27       John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, Teacher, 407

28       Thomas Aquinas, Priest, Teacher, 1274

30       THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE (Candlemas) (from 2nd)

30       Charles, King and Martyr, 1649

30       Laying of Foundation Stone of Oratory 1915

February

1       Brigid, Abbess of Kildare, c525

3       First Anglican Service in Australia, 1788

3       Anskar, Archbishop of Hamburg, Missionary in Denmark & Sweden, 865

3       Blaise, martyr, Bishop of Sebastea, Armenia, c316

5       Paul Miki and the Martyrs of Japan, 1597

6       4TH SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

6       Accession of Elizabeth II 1952

10       Scholastica, sister of Benedict, Abbess of Plombariola, c543

13       SEPTUAGESIMA

14       Cyril and Methodius, Missionaries to the Slavs, 869 & 885

15       Thomas Bray, Priest, missionary, Founder of SPCK and the SPG, 1730

20       SEXAGESIMA

23       Polycarp of Smyrna, Bishop of Smyrna, c155

24       MATTHIAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

27       QUINQUAGESIMA

March

1       Shrove Tuesday – The Face of Jesus

2       ASH WEDNESDAY

6       LENT 1

7       Perpetua and her Companions, Martyrs at Carthage, 203

8       Edward King, Bishop of Lincoln, 1910

8       John of God, Worker among the sick and poor, Spain, 1550

8       Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, Priest, Poet, 1929

9       Sister Emma SSA, Superior of the Society of the Sacred Advent, Queensland, 1939

         9       Ember Wednesday

       11       Ember Friday

       12       Ember Saturday

13       LENT 2

17       Patrick, Bishop of Armagh Missionary, Patron of Ireland, c460

18       Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, Teacher of the Faith, 386

19       JOSEPH OF NAZARETH

20       LENT 3

21       Transitus of Benedict, Abbot of Monte Casino, Father of Western Monasticism, patron of Europe, c550

21       Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1556

22       Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, Bishop and missionary (d. 687) or 4th Sept. (from 20)

24       Paul Couturier, Ecumenist, 1953

24       Walter Hilton of Thurgartan, Augustian Friar, Mystic, 1396

24       Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, Martyr, 1980

25       THE ANNUNCIATION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

26       Harriet Monsell, Founder of the Community of St John the Baptist, Clewer, 1883

27       LENT 4 – MOTHERING SUNDAY

31       John Donne, Priest, Poet, 1631

April

1       Frederick Denison Maurice, Priest, Teacher of the Faith, 1872

3       LENT 5 – PASSION SUNDAY

4       Annotine Easter of 2021

6       Frederick Barker, Bishop of Sydney and pioneer of theological education and the General Synod, 1882

8       Georgina Molloy, pioneer church leader and botanist from Western Australia, 1843

9       Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Teacher, Martyr, 1945

10       LENT 6 – PALM SUNDAY

14       MAUNDY THURSDAY

15       GOOD FRIDAY

16       EASTER EVE

17       EASTER DAY

21       Anselm, Abbot of Le Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher of the Faith, 1109

24       EASTER 2

25       The Seven Martyrs of the Melanesian Brotherhood, Solomon Islands, 2003 (from 24)

25       ANZAC DAY

26       MARK, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR

28       Peter Chanel, Religious, missionary in the South Pacific, Martyr, 1841

29       Catherine of Siena, Mystic, Teacher, 1380

30       Pandita Mary Ramabai, Translator of the Scriptures, 1922

May

1       GEORGE, MARTYR, PATRON SAINT, c304 (transferred)

2       Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher of the Faith, 373

3       PHILIP AND JAMES, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS (from 1)

4       English Saints & Martyrs of the Reformation Era

8       EASTER 4

8       Julian of Norwich, Mystic, Teacher, c1417

11       Holy Abbots of Cluny

12       Gregory Dix, Priest, Monk, Scholar, 1952

15       EASTER 5

16       Caroline Chisholm, Social Reformer, 1877

19       Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, Restorer of Monastic Life, 988

20       Alcuin of York, Deacon, Abbot of Tours, 820

21       Helena, Protector of the Holy Places, 330

22       EASTER 6 – ROGATION SUNDAY

24       John & Charles Wesley, Priest, Evangelists, Hymn Writers, 1792 & 1788

25       The Venerable Bede, Priest, Monk at Jarrow, Scholar, Historian, 735

26       Augustine, First Archbishop of Canterbury, 605

26       John Calvin, Reformer, 1564

28       Lanfranc, Prior of Le Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1089

29       ASCENSION

30       Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1906

30       Apolo Kivebulaya, Priest, Evangelist in Central Africa, 1933

31       THE VISIT OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY TO ELIZABETH

June

1       Joan of Arc, Visionary, 1431 (from 30)

1       Laying of Foundation Stone of Rectory 1907

3       Martyrs of Uganda, 1886 & Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, 1977

3       John XXIII, bishop of Rome, reformer, 1963

5       PENTECOST

6       Ini Kopuria, Founder of the Melanesian Brotherhood, 1945

8       Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells, Non-Juror, Hymn Writer, 1711

8       Ember Wednesday

9       Columba, Abbot of Iona, Missionary, 597

9       Ephrem of Syria, Deacon, Hymn Writer, Teacher of the Faith, 373

       10       Ember Friday

       11       BARNABAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

12       TRINITY

14       Antony of Padua, Priest, Teacher of the Faith, 1231 (from 13)

15       Evelyn Underhill, Spiritual Writer, 1941

16       Richard, Bishop of Chichester, 1253

18       Bernard Mizeki, Apostle to the MaShona, Martyr, 1896

19       CORPUS CHRISTI

       22       ALBAN, FIRST MARTYR OF BRITAIN, c209

       24       SACRED HEART

       25       THE BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (from 24)

       26       PENTECOST 3

27       Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher of the Faith, 444

28       Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons, Teacher, Martyr, c200

       29       PETER and PAUL, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS

29       Consecration of Augustus Short as first bishop of Adelaide and inauguration of the See of Adelaide 1847

July

1       Coming of the Light, First Missionaries to the Torres Strait, 1871

1       Henry and John Venn, Priests, Evangelical Divines, 1797 and 1813

3       PENTECOST 4

6       John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and Thomas More, Scholar, Martyrs, 1535

9       BENEDICT OF NURSIA, Abbot of Monte Casino, Father of Western Monasticism, patron of Europe, c550 (from 11)

10       PENTECOST 5

13       Sydney James Kirkby, bishop, pioneer of outback ministry and the Bush Church Aid Society, 1935

14       JOHN KEBLE & THE FOUNDERS OF THE OXFORD MOVEMENT

15       Bonaventure, Friar, Bishop, Teacher of the Faith, 1274

17       CATHOLIC RENEWAL SUNDAY

18       Elizabeth Ferard, first Deaconess of the Church of England, Founder of the Community of St Andrew, 1883

19       Gregory of Nyssa, and his sister Macrina, Deaconess, Teachers of the Faith, c394 and c379

20       Margaret of Antioch, Martyr, 4th Cent.

20       Bartolmé de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566

       22       MARY MAGDALENE

23       Bridget of Sweden, Abbess of Vadstena, Patron of Europe, 1373

       24       PENTECOST 7

       25       JAMES, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

26       Anne and Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

27       Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop of Durham, Teacher of the Faith, 1901

29       Mary, Martha & Lazarus, Companions of the Lord

30       William Wilberforce, Social Reformer, Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Clarkson: Anti-Slavery Campaigners, 1833, 1797 and 1846 & all Social Reformers

       31       PENTECOST 8

August

1       Holy Men and Women of the Old Testament

4       John-Baptist Vianney, the Curé d’Ars, Spiritual Guide, 1859

5       Oswald, King of Northumbria, Martyr, 642

6       THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

      7       PENTECOST 9

7       John Mason Neale, Priest, Hymn Writer, 1866

8       Dominic, Friar, Founder of the Order of Preachers, 1221

8       Mary MacKillop of the Cross, Founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Cross, 1909

9       Mary Sumner, Founder of the Mothers’ Union, 1921

10       Laurence, Deacon at Rome, 258

11       Clare of Assisi, Founder of the Minoresses (Poor Clares), 1253

13       Jeremy Taylor, Bishop of Down & Connor, Teacher of the Faith, 1667

       14       PENTECOST 10

15       MARY, MOTHER OF OUR LORD

20       Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux, Teacher of the Faith, 1153

20       William and Catherine Booth, Founder of the Salvation Army, 1912 and 1890

       21       PENTECOST 11

22       Mary, Queen of Heaven (Octave festival)

24       BARTHOLOMEW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

27       Monica, Mother of Augustine of Hippo, 387

       28       PENTECOST 12

28       Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, Teacher of the Faith, 430

29       BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

30       John Bunyan, Spiritual Writer, 1688

31       Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 651

September

1       CONSECRATION & DEDICATION OF CHURCH, 1903

2       THE MARTYRS OF NEW GUINEA, 1942

3       Gregory of Rome, Teacher of the Faith, 640; Eliza Darling

       4        SUNDAY IN OCTAVE OF CONSECRATION & DEDICATION OF CHURCH, 1903

4       Translation of St Cuthbert

6       St Michael of Colossae

8       BIRTH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

9       Charles Fuge Lowder, Priest, 1880

11       PENTECOST 14

13       John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, Teacher of the Faith, 407

14       HOLY CROSS DAY

15       Our Lady of Sorrows

15       John Oliver Feetham, Bishop and Bush Brother, 1947

16       Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, bishop and martyr, 258

16       Ninian, Bishop of Galloway, Apostle to the Picts, c432

16       Edward Bouverie Pusey, Priest, Tractarian, 1882

17       Hildegard, Abbess of Bingen, Visionary, 1179

18       PENTECOST 15

19       Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury, 690

20       John Coleridge Patterson, First Bishop of Melanesia, and his Companions, Martyrs, 1871

20       Andrew Kin Taegon and the Martyrs of Korea and the Pacific

21       MATTHEW, APOSTLE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR

23       Ember Friday

23       Thecla, Virgin 1st C.

24       Our Lady of Walsingham

25       MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS (from 29)

26       Wilson Carlile, Priest, Founder of the Church Army, 1942

27       Vincent de Paul, Founder of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists) 1660

28       Wenceslas, Prince, Martyr, Apostle to the Czechs, c907

30       Jerome, Translator of the Scriptures, Teacher of the Faith, 420

October

  2       PENTECOST 17

2       The Guardian Angels

3       George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, Ecumenist, Peacemaker, 1958

4       Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226

5       Augustus Short, First Bishop of Adelaide, 1883

6       William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, Martyr, 1536

7       Blessed Virgin of the Rosary

9       PENTECOST 18

9       Denys, Bishop of Paris and his Companions, Martyrs, c258

9       Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, Philosopher, Scientist, 1253

9       John Henry Newman, Priest, Teacher, Tractarian, 1890

10       Thomas Traherne, Poet, Spiritual Writer, 1674

11       Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675

12       Elizabeth Fry, Prison Reformer, 1845

12       Wilfrid of Ripon, Bishop, Missionary, 709

13       Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066

15       Teresa of Avila, Teacher of the Faith, 1582

16       PENTECOST 19

16       Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worchester and Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, Martyrs

17       Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr, c107

18       LUKE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR

19       Henry Martyn, Translator of the Scriptures, Missionary in India and Persia, 1812

23       PENTECOST 20

24       United Nations, Inaugurated 1945

26       Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, Scholar, 899

26       Cedd, Abbot of Lastingham, bishop of the East Saxons, 664

28       SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS

29       James Hannington, Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, Martyr in Uganda, 1885

30       PENTECOST 21

31       Martin Luther, 1546 and other Continental Reformers

November

2       ALL SOULS

3       Richard Hooker, Priest, Anglican Apologist, Teacher of the Faith, 1600

4       Charles Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan, Reformer, 1584

5       Laying of Foundation Stone of 1st Church 1882?

  6       ALL SAINTS (from 1)

7       Willibrord of York, Bishop, Apostle of Frisia, 739

8       Saints, Martyrs, Missionaries and Teachers of the Anglican Communion

9       Margery Kempe, Mystic, c1440

10       Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, Teacher of the Faith, 461

11       Martin, Bishop of Tours, c397

11       Armistice Day

13       PENTECOST 23

13       Benedictine Saints

14       Benedictine Souls

16       Margaret, Queen of Scotland, Philanthropist, Reformer of the Church, 1093

16       Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240

17       Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, 1200

18       Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Thuringia, Philanthropist, 1231

19       Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680

19       Mechtild, Béguine of Magdeburg, Mystic, 1280

20       CHRIST THE KING

21       The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

22       Cecilia, Martyr at Rome, c230

23       Clement, Bishop of Rome, c100

24       Andrew Dung-Lac, 1839 and the martyrs of Vietnam

25       Catherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th Cent.

25       James Noble, first indigenous Australian ordained, 1941

25       Isaac Watts, Hymn Writer, 1748

       27       ADVENT 1

29       Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Missionary Work of the Church

30       ANDREW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

December

1       Charles de Foucauld, Hermit, Servant of the Poor, 1916

2       Frances Perry, Founder of Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, 1892

2       Channing Moore Williams, Anglican Missionary Bishop to China and Japan, 1910

3       Francis Xavier, Apostle of the Indies, missionary, 1552

         4       ADVENT 2

6       Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c326

7       Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, Teacher of the Faith, 397

8       The Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

8       Richard Baxter, Pastor and Spiritual Writer, 1691

11       ADVENT 3

13       LUCY, MARTYR AT SYRACUSE, 304

13       Samuel Johnson, Moralist, 1784

       14       Ember Wednesday

14       John of the Cross, Poet, Teacher of the Faith, 1591

       16       Ember Friday

       17       Ember Saturday

17       O Sapientia

17       Eglantine Jebb, Social Reformer, Founder of “Save the Children”, 1928

18       ADVENT 4

21       THOMAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

25       THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD; CHRISTMAS DAY

26       STEPHEN, DEACON AND FIRST MARTYR

27       JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST

28       HOLY INNOCENTS

29       THOMAS BECKET, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, MARTYR, 1170

30       Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1905

31       John Wyclif, Reformer, 1384